Technical Support Scientist

Organization
10X Genomics
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 94566
Job Description

At 10X Genomics we innovate constantly, empowering our customers to discover new biology with previously unimagined breath, depth and accuracy.

As an in-house Technical Support Scientist you will be at the center of innovation that builds and maintains an optimal Customer Experience. As a key member of the Support Team you will assist in the development and continuous improvement of commercial processes to ensure that 10X Customers are supported beyond their expectations. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice. Assist in troubleshooting and mentoring to both our Field Applications Team and direct to Customers. Give guidance regarding the choice and use of the appropriate 10X products to existing and prospective customers
  • Manage the escalation process. Receive requests from Customers or Field Applications Scientists and partner with to in-house experts as necessary to ensure timely resolution
  • Capture lessons learned. Own the Knowledgebase, FAQs and other knowledge-based tools. Tribal knowledge is documented
  • Track and trend the Case database. Log and manage customer issues using 10X's case tracking database. Report on emerging trends.
  • Be the Voice of the Customer. Distill, quantify and actively represent customer’s feedback on core product development teams
  • Produce technical content. Develop, write, and edit technical documentation for internal and external customers. Own the Support pages of the website
  • Lead Technical Training. Develop and maintain the Training Curriculum for Support. Lead and/ or assist the training of new Support personnel
Requirements
  • Ph.D. or equivalent experience preferred; BA/BS with 5 years of experience, MS with 3 years of experience in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Genetics considered
  • Experience in Customer-facing roles is a must. Support experience preferred. SFDC experience highly desirable
  • Hands on Illumina library preparation and troubleshooting highly desirable
  • NGS data analysis desirable
  • Cell culture, cell sorting, single cell PCR or RNASeq experience desirable
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills required
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and training skills a MUST
  • Willing to travel up to 10%
How to Apply
About Our Organization

10x Genomics is a Bay Area start-up developing new technologies for breakthrough next generation sequencing applications. The core technology combines advances in chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics and computational biology.

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